Becky Yeh

Nebraska governor strips Planned Parenthood funding in new budget

April 6, 2018 (Live Action News) – Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a budget Wednesday that will eliminate federal family-planning funding to Planned Parenthood of the Heartland. The $8.8 billion two-year budget would prohibit money to facilities that commit, promote, or refer clients for abortions. The budget also mandates health clinics in the state to legally, financially, and physically separate from abortion facilities. Ricketts, who is pro-life, approved the package after it was passed by the state legislature  on a 38-6 vote. The Nebraska governor proposed the measure in his budget earlier this year. Tell Congress to keep their promise […]